In the ranking of billionaires by Bloomberg, Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, is by far the richest man on the planet. His fortune, which has continued to grow by 51 billion euros since the beginning of the year, has reached a tidy sum of 153 billion euros, almost the equivalent of Hungary’s GDP…
The billionaire, who has just bought a property of 165 million dollars has a heritage composed mainly of Amazon shares. A company that benefits from good financial health, including during the coronavirus crisis. On Wednesday, the title rose 4.4% on the stock market to reach 2890.30 dollars per share.
He is ahead of Bill Gates with his 101 billion euros and the Frenchman Bernard Arnaud (owner of the Parisian-Today in France) whose fortune is estimated at 80.9 billion euros.
In this ranking, the ex-wife of Jeff Bezos also takes a big leap forward. MacKenzie Bezos becomes the second richest woman in the world.
After the couple’s divorce in July 2019, Jeff Bezos sold him a quarter of his shares in Amazon, of which she now holds 4%. Her fortune is estimated at 51 billion euros, the twelfth richest personality in the world right before Elon Musk and the second richest woman on the planet behind the heiress of L’Oréal, Françoise Bettencourt-Meyers, with 58, 7 billion euros.